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criticize

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knock about or around

knock about or around with someone

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  • mix with
  • associate with
  • mingle with
  • hang out with
  • hang with
  • be friends with
  • consort with
  • run around with
  • hobnob with
  • socialize with
  • accompany
  • hang about with
  • fraternize with

knock it off

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knock someone down

knock someone out: floor

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knock someone out: eliminate

knock someone out: impress

knock someone up: wake up

knock someone up: make pregnant

knock something back

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knock something down: reduce

knock something off: steal

knock something off: remove

knock something or someone back

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to make a noise by striking

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to find fault with

knock about: to be rough or brutal with

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knock about: to injure or damage, as by abuse or heavy wear

knock about: to speak together and exchange ideas and opinions about

knock down: to cause to fall, as from a shot or blow

knock down: to pull down or break up so that reconstruction is impossible

knock off: to take away (a quantity) from another quantity

knock off: to take the life of (a person or persons) unlawfully

knock off: to take property or possessions from (a person or company, for example) unlawfully and usually forcibly

knock out: to render powerless or motionless, as by inflicting severe injury

knock out: to make extremely tired

knock over: to turn or cause to turn from a vertical or horizontal position

the sound made by a light blow

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Synonyms for knock

the sound of knocking (as on a door or in an engine or bearing)

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negative criticism

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a vigorous blow

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a bad experience

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the act of hitting vigorously

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deliver a sharp blow or push :"He knocked the glass clear across the room"

rap with the knuckles

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make light, repeated taps on a surface

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sound like a car engine that is firing too early

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I think guys who knock around females have the same problem as guys who knock around gay males.
Boxing makes physical and mental demands that are not there in sports where all you knock around is a ball.
NFU Cymru claims electronic identification for sheep will knock around 40%off a farmer's income overnight, at a time when the Welsh Assembly Government forecasts average livestock farm incomes will level out this year at around pounds 8,500 - a drop of 24%on last year.
NATIONAL Grid Transco has forecast an improvement in annual results, despite seeing the weaker US dollar knock around pounds 20m from earnings.
com said having an HGV lorry parked next to a house could knock around 16 per cent off its value, the equivalent of pounds 24,000 on the average property worth pounds 150,000.